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Can Artificial Intelligence Become A God?

Silicon Valley engineer Anthony Levandowski has seen the Way of the Future. If he has his way, the future will see a god of artificial intelligence. Levandowski has filed a request for federal recognition of an group called Way of the Future as a non-profit

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Some Really Old Shit

The archaeological mystery of what happened to the food that was on Revere ware may have finally been solved. Archaeologists have found a brick-lined pit in Massachusetts that they believe to be an outhouse used by Paul Revere. Local authorities have not yet decided whether

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Commission Report Won’t Address Foundations Of Evidence-Based Policymaking

Tomorrow, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold a hearing to review the recommendations of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking. That Commission issued a report earlier this month, called The Promise of Evidence-Based Policymaking. Evidence-based policymaking sounds great, doesn’t it? When

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!